Citro-Mag is used as a laxative or purgative, for preparation of the colon for X-ray examination, or to treat constipation.
Dosage/Directions for use
Laxative: 1/2 to 1/4 bottle for adults. Purgative: 1 bottle for adults. For children, dosing is done by body weight: 12.5 kg: 60 mL 25 kg: 100 mL 30 kg: 150 mL 35 kg: 200 mL Serve Citro-Mag cool for best taste. Drink one full glass of water (250 mL) every hour for 4-6 hours before and 3 hours after using Citro-Mag.
Medical conditions: People on a low-sodium diet and those with poor kidney function should not use this product unless directed by a doctor. Side effects: Citro-Mag may cause abdominal cramping or nausea. If you notice rectal bleeding, or if the product does not seem to work, this may be a sign of a more serious condition. Consult your doctor. Proper use: Use only as directed. Excessive or long-term use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not take any type of laxative for more than one week, unless directed by your physician. Do not use as a purgative unless directed to do so by your doctor. Drug interactions: Do not take Citro-Mag within 2 hours of other medications as it may reduce their effectiveness. Magnesium salts may form complexes with tetracycline, leading to decreased absorption.